Female entrepreneurship is growing at an unprecedented rate. Between 1997 and 2015, an average of 608 new women-owned businesses opened per day, American Express' 2015 State of Women-owned Businesses report states. Since 2007, this number has increased to an average of 1,072 a day.
The report surveyed the 50 states to find which ones have the fastest-growing rates of women-owned firms, as well as which boast the most overall economic clout for female-owned companies. Here’s a look at some of the states that came out on top as being the most friendly for female business owners.
Many people still think of hunting and fishing as men’s sports and hobbies. However, more and more women are getting into these pastimes that take them out into the great outdoors. Yes, there are even women in trapping and in taxidermy. In fact, there are many outlets in the world of wildlife and the great outdoors where women can work, make money, and have fun.
There are dozens of benefits to working for yourself: You set your own hours; you save time on your commute; you wear whatever clothes you want, etc. However, there is a well-known downside to being self-employed: low cash flow.
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